How satellites can help fight epidemics

Posted on Monday, Apr 24 2006 @ 07:11 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
ESA has utilized satellites as a new weapon against epidemics of various kinds:
Africa continues to be afflicted by epidemics of various kinds. The European Space Agency's Epidemio Project has brought a new weapon to help fight such diseases. How satellites can help health workers and scientists on the ground is the subject of this week’s EuroNews.
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